Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Corrected entry: When the two henchmen of the main drug dealer visit the place of the "gardeners," they find the man who has his leg shot. However, his friend has been seen talking to the main drug dealer already, thus left their place. It's not really likely that he left without helping his friend out first. Also, there are some men at that place who have only been hit, not killed. They also could have helped him out having been awaken after a time.

Correction: They go there to get the three little chemists to check Nick the Greek's drugs. On entering they see the guy with his leg being shot and then in the next scene you see the main "chemist" talking to Rory Breacker. You have the scenes mixed up.

Corrected entry: When visiting Harry, Eddy and Tom find 4 bodies and their bag with money. Eddy leaves with the bag and Tom stays to grab the rifles. Eddy gives the bag to Soap, who is sitting in the back. But when Cris smashes into their car, he grabs the bag from Eddy who is sitting behind the wheel.

Correction: When Big Chris crashed into the back of Eddie and Soap the bag was launched forward onto the front seat beside Eddie due to the force of the crash.

Corrected entry: When the two guys steal the guns from the manor house the character calls the other "Kenny". Then the part where his hair gets shot he then starts to call him "Gary". This continues within the next scene.


Correction: Right before the scouse robbers enter the house, one of them (Dean) says to the other (Gary) "Let's call each other Kenny, all right Gary?" It's not a character mistake, they're just using fake names to keep their identities a secret.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Dog's friends are getting shot up and he decides to leave by jumping out the door on the first floor. When he falls to the ground the door is open. In the next scene where Bacon, Fat Man, Eddie, and Soup drive up the door is closed. How could it be closed if everyone is dead?

Correction: Not everyone is dead. Winston is the only one left alive, and he takes off with the van and the weed. He would have closed the door as he left.

Corrected entry: The physical amount of the money gets smaller and smaller as time passes. It fills a van when it's first robbed, but it definitely does not take too much space at their place when the boys unload it there.

Correction: The van does not just have money in it, it also has all the weed they just stole along with the money, which is why it takes up so much room.

Corrected entry: When Bacon's listening in to their neighbours' plans, he winces because he gets some feedback. But you can't get feedback if you're monitoring the recording on headphones, because there's no loudspeaker involved.

Correction: Any sound engineer knows that you CAN get feedback from headphones when they're too close to the mics and the gain of the mics is high. We can see that Bacon's headphones are right next to the mics, and the mics' gain would be set high to capture the voices from the next room.

Corrected entry: In the penultimate scene, Eddy notes that the shotguns are the only thing linking them to the crimes. Apparently he has forgotten the very loud gunfight at his house which left it trashed, and strewn with eight corpses and gallons of blood.

Correction: Nick doesn't have to rent the apartment with his own name, and in the scene where we see them enter, they were very careful and no-one seemed to notice them going in anyway.

Corrected entry: When Eddy is released from the Police station, he has a band-aid on his forehead. When he gets into the car to talk to his dad, it has disappeared.

Correction: When he walks down the steps of the police station, you can see him remove the band-aid and put it in his pocket.

Continuity mistake: During the shooting at Eddy's place, when Rory goes in, there is a man next to the wall. His head is almost on his shoulder, but when Eddy and his friend arrive the man's head is up, then in the next shot it is again down on his shoulders.

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Student: We, er, shot one of them in the, em, throat.
Rory Breaker: What do you want? A medal? I'll shoot you in the fucking throat if I don't get my ganja back.

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Trivia: Just after bacon orders '3 of your most refreshing drinks' listen to the football commentry being played in the background. The film's director Guy Richie is playing on the wing.

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Question: During the gambling game at the beginning, one of the rules is 'an open man can't see a blind man'. This seems an insane rule - it means that as soon as one player has their first win, and thus has more money than everyone else at that instant, he should always play blind. If others play open, they can't call him (that would be 'seeing' him), they lose if they fold, so all they can do is raise - and since he has more money, he can then raise back, and keep going until they are unable to raise further (and have to fold, because they still can't 'see' him). The only way to prevent this is to play blind themselves, so after the first win, EVERYONE would play blind. Is this really what's intended?

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Chosen answer: If you are playing blind, you obviously aren't allowed to see your cards, nor exchange any cards. So if I'm playing open, I've seen my cards (and only me) and after the first round of betting I can exchange some or all of my cards. Statistically I'm now going to have a much greater chance of having a better hand than the blind man. Both players know who's likely to have the best hand, so it's a very brave gambler that plays blind for more than a couple of rounds. Imagine betting hundreds or thousands of pounds on cards that you haven't seen versus a hand that your opponent has managed look at and change. The rule an open man can't see a blind man tries to even up the odds, and make the game more interesting. It's literal seeing, rather than poker terminology.

They are playing 3 card brag. Nobody can exchange cards regardless of whether they see or not.

Answer: The open player can still "cover the pot", which means they bet all the money they have left and then place their cards face down on top of all that has been bet so far (hence cover the pot). The rest of the players then open a new pot and place their bets there. Once the new pot has been resolved, the player who won it compares their hand with the cards covering the old pot - the better hand wins the covered pot. This means if you keep playing blind you will likely lose those covered pots.

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